Working with Older People: Volume 18 Issue 3

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


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Asset based community development – enriching the lives of older citizens

Deborah Klee, Marc Mordey, Steve Phuare, Cormac Russell

The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how asset-based community development (ABCD) can be used to build inclusive, connected communities that intentionally value the…


“Care … about physical activity” in care homes in Scotland

Edith A. Macintosh, Bob Laventure

The purpose of this paper is to outline an approach being taken, to improve opportunities and increase levels of physical activity amongst residents in care homes in Scotland…

The role of pets in the lives of older people: a review

June McNicholas

The purpose of this paper is to summarise some of the major scientific research projects that identify the value of pet ownership and pet interaction to older people with a view…


Positive effect of pets on memory-impaired residents at Silverado communities

Stephen F. Winner

– The purpose of this paper is to share the positive effects pets have on individuals diagnosed with various memory-impairing diseases.

Ageing and lesbian, gay and bisexual relationships

Dylan Kneale, Patrick Sholl, Chris Sherwood, Jessica Faulkner

The purpose of this paper is to explore how minority stress and the experience of societal level hostility towards lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people and their relationships…

Changing the perception of younger workers towards older workers: workers under the age 50 imagine themselves as older ones

Ivana Pejrova

Projections of demographic trends worldwide show that the number of older workers in the workplace is increasing. Older workers possess knowledge which is crucial to company…

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